Sportsmanship is an intregral part of playing
Intramural Sports. At each mandatory captain's meeting, team
leaders will be asked to to sign the Spirit of Competition
Agreement to ensure all teams and members abide by the following
I agree to and will educate my teammates on the
- That the true essence of sport is to strive for personal
achievement and excellence through full and honest effort.
- To be committed to participating in sport with integrity, and
to striving to win only by legitimate means.
- Pledge to learn, understand, and adhere to both the written
rules of my sport, including the eligibility and conduct terms, and
the accepted rules of fair play.
- Believe that violence and physical intimidation are harmful to
sport and refuse to use such tactics.
- Understand that officials, teammates, and opponents are all
integral to sport and are worthy of my respect.
It is my responsibility, as a captain, to maintain
self-control of myself and my teammates. We will accept officials'
decisions without argument play with intensity but without
animosity and behave graciously in triumph or defeat.
After each game, the supervisors and the referees will
be asked to evaluate the performance of each team based on their
sportsmanship. The following rating system will be
Lindsey Wilson College Intramural Sportsmanship Rating System
5- Exceptional sportsmanship exhibited towards
participants and officials.
Individuals on this team were respectful of opponents and
officials and encouraged each other's efforts. At no time was this
team disrespectful towards participants or officials.
4- Good sportsmanship exhibited towards
participants and officials. Individuals on this team were
respectful of opponents and officials except one or two minor
3- Acceptable sportsmanship exhibited towards
participants and officials.
Individuals on this team were generally respectful of participants
and officials, but on a number (more than two) of occasions they
were disrespectful of opponents or officials.
2- Sportsmanship needs improvement.
More than one individual on this team was disrespectful of
opponents or officials or a particular individual was often
disrespectful of opponents or officials.
1- Unacceptable sportsmanship.
Majority of individuals on this team were disrespectful of
opponents or officials on a regular basis or more than one
individual was regularly disrespectful of opponents or officials.
This team should reexamine the purpose of participating in
Notes: Any team(s) involved in a fight will
receive a "1" for a sportsmanship rating. If a player is ejected
from a game, his/her team will receive a "2" (at best) for a
sportsmanship rating. There will be no appeal process on a rating
you received. As captains you are responsible for the conduct of
your team. Play hard, have fun and be a good sport.